A conference on agricultural migrant labor in North America
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A conference on agricultural migrant labor in North America under the auspices of the North American Agreement on Labor Cooperation, Los Angeles, California, February 7-9, 2000 : [agenda].

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of International Labor Affairs in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Migrant labor -- North America,
  • Agricultural laborers -- North America

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Other titlesAgricultural migrant labor in North America.
ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of International Labor Affairs., Agricultural Migrant Labor in North America (2000 : Los Angeles, Calif.)
The Physical Object
Pagination1 folded sheet ([8] p.) ;
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Open LibraryOL17605330M

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